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US Acknowledges Cyber Warfare in Afghanistan

August 27, 2012 |

Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills recently described the use of cyber operations in Afghanistan in 2010.

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UK Businesses Losing Hundreds of Millions to Cybercrime

August 27, 2012 |

The most expensive type of e-crime is personal identification related fraud.

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Google Launching Privacy Red Team

August 24, 2012 |

The company recently posted a job listing for a Data Privacy Engineer as part of the team.

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ICS-CERT Warns of New RuggedCom Security Flaw

August 23, 2012 |

The vulnerability was initially disclosed last week by researcher Justin Clarke.

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Chicago Woman Gets Two and a Half Years for WorldPay Breach

August 23, 2012 |

Sonya Martin was also ordered to pay more than $89,000 in restitution.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center Acknowledges New Security Breach

August 22, 2012 |

Patient names, dates of birth, medical record numbers and diagnoses, and treatment and research information may have been exposed.

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McAfee Security Update Blocks Internet Access

August 22, 2012 |

The problems were caused by McAfee updates DAT 6807 and DAT 6808.

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Thieves Steal USB Stick Containing French Government Floor Plans

August 22, 2012 |

The floor plans for the presidential palace, the interior ministry and Paris' police headquarters were stolen.

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1,367 Children's Private Data Published Online

August 21, 2012 |

The information was viewable via a Google search.

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Security Breach Exposes 400 People's Personal Data

August 21, 2012 |

Names, addresses and financial information were exposed.

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Onity Offers Solution for Security Flaw in Hotel Room Locks

August 20, 2012 |

Free caps can be placed on the locks, or the control boards can be replaced for a fee.

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UK Plans Cyber Security Camp

August 20, 2012 |

The five-day camp is a proof of concept for a series of regional camps throughout the country.

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Biometric Authentication: How It Works

August 17, 2012 |

Passwords are potentially the weakest link in your organization's information security systems. Biometric authentication technologies promise a more secure alternative.

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AT&T Services Disrupted by DDoS Attack

August 17, 2012 |

The company says the attack caused 'intermittent disruptions in service.'

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Prolexic Uncovers Vulnerabilities in Popular DDoS Toolkits

August 16, 2012 |

The security firm found flaws in the Dirt Jumper toolkit family's command and control architecture.

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Survey Finds Enterprises Vulnerable to Phishing Attacks

August 15, 2012 |

More than a quarter of survey respondents said privileged users in their organizations were compromised by spear phishing attacks in the past year.

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CounterTack: Enterprises Aren't Ready for Targeted Attacks

August 15, 2012 |

Four out of five survey respondents say enterprises could benefit from a military-style approach to security.

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Oracle Warns of Database Server Security Flaw

August 14, 2012 |

The vulnerability was first disclosed at last month's Black Hat conference.

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New Microsoft Phishing Scam Uncovered

August 14, 2012 |

The messages threaten to delete the recipient's e-mail account from 'the world e-mail server.'

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MacAulay-Brown Wins Air Force Cyber Security Contract

August 14, 2012 |

MacB will provide support to the 90th Information Operations Squadron.

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